SEO update for professional services (October 2020)

Posted on: October 26, 2020 SEO update for professional services

On 21 October, the PM Forum East Midlands branch  organised a SEO masterclass webinar where Hugo Whittaker (Twitter account @ImpressionTalk) of Impression gave a fast SEO update for professional services firms. I have summarised his key points in this short article. See here for an introduction to SEO (Oct 2011) – and for an update […]

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Writing tips for finding news stories, backstories and explainers

Posted on: April 29, 2019

When you are writing articles and blogs you usually focus on topical and newsworthy stories and developments. However, at a recent writing workshop we discussed the role of well-written pieces of explanatory material when they are used as backstories and explainers. So here are some writing tips for finding stories, backstories and explainers. Introducing stories, […]

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Top persuasive writing tips – Audience, structure and content (Feb 2019)

Posted on: February 9, 2019 Top persuasive writing tips – Audience, structure and content (Feb 2019)

These top persuasive writing tips – Audience, structure and content. These were chosen by delegates of a Professional Marketing writing workshop in January. Audience Lawyers, accountants and surveyors focus on the technical content they want to share. Persuasive writing starts with a focus on the needs of the reader. Segmentation Use the marketing concept of segmentation […]

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Book review: Social media in business development and relationship management: A guide for lawyers (by Pippa Blakemore)

Posted on: December 13, 2018 Social Media in Business Development and Relationship Management: A Guide for Lawyers

Thanks to Pippa Blakemore for this great and comprehensive review of my recent book “Social media in business development and relationship management: A guide for lawyers”. Further details of the book are available here: https://www.globelawandbusiness.com/special-reports/social-media-in-business-development-and-relationship-management-a-guide-for-lawyers Social media in business development and relationship management: A guide for lawyers Social media can be both tantalising and terrifying. […]

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Help your lawyers understand and engage with social media effectively

Posted on: November 16, 2018

Gaining lawyer interest and engagement with the potential value of social media in both business development and relationship management is a regular theme in buy-in and marketing training workshops. So this new book is designed to help your lawyers understand and engage with social media effectively. There’s a challenging education element – helping lawyers to […]

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